Media Issues Explored

The Canadian site Media Awareness Network is a media education website that is international in scope. Available in both French and English, the materials on this site range from games for K-12 to research and special initatives.The themes of media violence, media stereotyping, online hate and information privacy are covered in a series of essays. Under stereotypes, how the media portrays Ethnic and Visible Minorities, Aboriginal People, Girls and Women, Men and Masculinity, Gays and Lesbians and Whiteness and White Privilege are all explored in seperate reports.

The essay ‘Beauty and Body Image in the Media’ is of particular interest for those exploring the popular topic of women and body image.

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